Real World Speed
Performance profile from 4,807 user samples
4,807 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 113% 89GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 56% 37GB free (System drive)
Poor: 56% Great: 113%
SPEED RANK: 281st / 1026
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
90.1 % 97.3 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
471 MB/s +3% 458 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
381 MB/s 409 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
30.3 MB/s 33.2 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
76.7 MB/s 87.6 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
365 MB/s +2% 357 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
41.6 MB/s 44.3 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
261 MB/s 295 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
512 MB/s +2% 501 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
464 MB/s 484 MB/s +4%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40.3 MB/s 41 MB/s +2%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
108 MB/s 121 MB/s Faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
444 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
414 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
55.9 MB/s 56.4 MB/s +1%
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
453 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
389 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 26,502,991 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 71.8 % Much more popular.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.06 % 0.56 % Hugely higher market share.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
381 MB/s +4% 366 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
344 MB/s 357 MB/s +4%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
278 MB/s 317 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
278 MB/s 319 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
253 MB/s 288 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
172 MB/s 254 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
41+ Months Much more recent.
54.9 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,225 Pts 1,232 Pts +1%
256GB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2020 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]


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  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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